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Boys basketball rankings
1. Chino Hills, Calif. (30-0)
1. LiAngelo Ball had 34 points in a 102-54 defeat of then-No. 22 Mater Dei (Santa Ana) in a CIF Southern Section Open Division semifinal. Lonzo Ball had 40 points in a 112-78 defeat of Inglewood in a Southern Section quarterfinal.
2. Montverde Academy, Montverde, Fla. (25-1)
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3. Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson, Va. (39-1)
3. Lindell Wigginton had 20 points in a 131-62 defeat of Deeper Life (Raleigh, N.C.). Braxton Key had 18 points in an 87-61 defeat of Genesis Academy (Lynchburg).
4. St. Anthony, Jersey City (26-0)
4. Jagan Mosely had 20 points in an 81-40 win at Marlboro. Mosely had 16 points in a 78-30 win at Bishop Eustace (Pennsauken). Mosely had 16 points in a 59-11 defeat of Prestige Prep (Linden).
5. Atascocita, Humble, Texas (34-0)
5. Carsen Edwards had 22 points in a 78-38 defeat of Anderson (Austin) in a Region 2 area game. Fabian White had 19 points in a 63-37 defeat of Klein in a 6A Region 2 bi-district game.
6. Sierra Canyon, Chatsworth, Calif. (26-3)
6. Devearl Ramsey had 20 points in a 78-69 defeat of then-No. 11 Bishop Montgomery (Torrance) in a CIF Southern Section Open Division semifinal. Cody Riley had 21 points in a 74-70 defeat of Redondo (Redondo Beach) in a Southern Section quarterfinal.
7. Findlay Prep, Henderson, Nev. (27-1)
7. Devon Cooper had 31 points in a 132-86 defeat of Planet Academy (Goodyear, Ariz.). Seven players scored in double figures in a 120-66 defeat of Impact Academy (Hayward, Calif.).
8. Detroit Jesuit, Detroit (19-0)
8. Won the Detroit Catholic High School League title for the fourth consecutive year, defeating De La Salle (Warren) 70-45. Cassius Winston had 24 points in a 62-29 defeat of Divine Child (Dearborn) in a CHSL semifinal.
9. St. John’s, Washington, D.C. (28-3)
9. Anthony Cowan Jr. had 21 points in a 71-57 defeat of No. 17 DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.) in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship.
10. Wayne, Huber Heights, Ohio (25-0)
Previous: 10. Results: Roderick Caldwell had 20 points in a 97-47 defeat of Piqua in a sectional final. L’Christian Smith had 16 points in a 90-41 defeat of Stebbins (Riverside) in the sectional playoffs.
11. Chaminade, St. Louis (21-5)
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12. La Lumiere, La Porte, Ind. (25-3)
13. Brian Bowen had 28 points in an 86-18 defeat of Gary West Side (Gary).
13. Stevens Point, Wis. (22-0)
14. Sam Hauser had 32 points and 12 rebounds in an 88-47 win at Wausau East (Wausau) to finish the team’s regular season.
14. St. Benedict’s Prep, Newark (31-1)
15. David Beatty had 19 points in a 67-49 defeat of Upper Room Christian (Dix Hills, N.Y.) in the National Independent Christian Athletic Conference championship. Beatty had 19 points in a 73-47 defeat of Our Savior New American (Centereach, N.Y.) in an NICAC semifinal. James Scott had 26 points in a 102-49 defeat of Pope John (Sparta).
15. Bishop Montgomery, Torrance, Calif. (26-2)
11. Lost 78-69 at No. 6 Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) in a CIF Southern Section Open Division semifinal. David Singleton had 27 points in a 58-56 overtime defeat of Damien (LaVerne) in a Southern Section quarterfinal.
16. Edmond North, Edmond, Okla. (25-0)
19. Tre Evans had 25 points and eight assists in a 90-62 defeat of Putnam City (Oklahoma City) in the 6A West regional championship. Evans had 27 points in an 84-70 defeat of Moore in a 6A West regional semifinal.
17. DeMatha Catholic, Hyattsville, Md. (26-5)
17. Lost 71-57 to No. 9 St. John’s (Washington, D.C.) in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship.
18. Providence Day, Charlotte (30-3)
20. North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 3A state champion.
19. Wasatch Academy, Mount Pleasant, Utah (26-3)
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20. Federal Way, Wash. (26-0)
23. Ferron Flavors Jr. had 31 points in a 79-64 defeat of Woodinville in 4A regional.
21. New Albany, Ind. (21-1)
24. Romeo Langford had 27 points in a 58-52 win at Bloomington North (Bloomington) in his team’s regular-season finale.
22. Garfield, Seattle (24-2)
25. Alphonso Anderson and Jaylen Nowell each had 18 points in a 118-80 defeat of Wilson (Tacoma) in a 3A regional.
23. Apple Valley, Minn. (27-1)
Not ranked. Cameron Kirksey had 21 points in a 73-43 defeat of Rosemount in a section 3-AAAA semifinal. Gary Trent Jr. had 30 points in a 106-77 defeat of Sibley (Mendota Heights) in a section 3-AAAA quarterfinal.
24. Miller Grove, Lithonia, Ga. (29-2)
Not ranked. Alterique Gilbert had 21 points in a 72-52 defeat of McIntosh (Peachtree City) in a state AAAAA semifinal. Gilbert had 16 points in a 66-41 win vs. South Paulding (Douglasville) in a state AAAAA quarterfinal.
25. Shenendehowa, Clifton Park, N.Y. (22-0)
Not ranked. Kevin Huerter had 26 points in a 55-38 defeat of Christian Brothers Academy (Albany) in a Section 2 Class AA semifinal.
No. 16 NeumannGoretti, Philadelphia; No. 18 Hammond School, Columbia, S.C.; No. 22 Mater Dei, Santa Ana, Calif. The Super 25 expert rankings are compiled by USA TODAY Sports’ Jim Halley, based on results, tradition, quality of players and strength of schedule. Results are through Sunday’s games. For regional rankings, go to usatodayhss.com. Next rankings: March 8.